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MySQL Performance When Using UUID For Primary Key

Benchmarking the performance of using various UUID types as the primary key on database tables instead of an auto-incrementing integer.

PHP - Using UUID Instead of Auto Increment or Sequence

Learn how to use UUIDs in MySQL for your table IDs, rather than using auto_increment.

PHP Lecture - Identify All the Things With UUIDs!

A lightning talk on UUIDs from the maintainer of the ramsey/UUID package library for PHP.